Couple set ablaze over decades-long enmity
After which, Nairs son committed suicide and he blames Kurup, the police said.Kurup died soon after being set afire while Vimalakumari succumbed to injuries at a hospital.
A couple was attacked and set ablaze on Saturday by a man at Kilimanoor near here over decades-long enmity, police said.
Nair went to Kurup's house, doused the couple in petrol and set them ablaze, they said. Locals who heard the screams found the couple and Nair burning.
They caught Nair and handed him over to the police.
The police said they have arrested Nair and sent him to hospital as he suffered burns too.
Nair's son had died by suicide around 25 years ago allegedly after Kurup cheated him, the police said.
Kurup died soon after being set afire while Vimalakumari succumbed to injuries at a hospital. PTI RRT NVG RRT NVG NVG
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